A reader wonders why it’s so hard to work wind and solar power into the grid. Umbra gets a real charge out of the question.
A reader inquires about bovine flatulence. Umbra lets it rip.
A reader is udderly flummoxed by the range of options in the non-dairy aisle. Umbra goes nuts.
A reader wants to pop some eco-groovy, fair-trade tags for her toddler. Umbra says one tike's trash is another kid's come-up.
A reader wonders if blazing bulbs are just a waste of energy. Umbra heads to the scene of the crime.
A reader insists she can scrub circles around even a super efficient dishwasher. Umbra brushes up on the basics.
A reader wonders if there a way to keep the cold out this winter. Umbra is just getting warmed up.
A reader frets that box-liner bags leave his wine with the eau de Halifax Harbour, and possibly worse. Umbra helps him find just the right bouquet.
A reader wonders what he should do about his greenhouse-gas spewing cream foamer. Umbra whips up a solution.